風獅爺-紅獅
 
明朝鄭成功駐金期間,基於軍事 需要,大量伐木造舟,導致風沙飄 搖,遂成飛砂走石不毛之地,而強 勁海風亦成為島上居民最大的災害 。後來,為了求安居,祈福鎮風煞 ,於是便在村口當風處,及村落東 北隅迎季風處豎立風獅。風獅張大 嘴能「吃風」,才能免去金門人飽 受強風之苦。

[Wind Lion God]
It is said that when the Wind Lion God opens its big mouth, it will swallow wind. The people on Kinsmen Island erect Wind Lion for peaceful life so that the strong sea gale would not cause hazard to people. It is also respected by people on Taiwan Island.

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